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Indian Journal of

Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy An International Journal

ISSN P - 0973-5666ISSN E - 0973-5674

Volume 5 Number 4 October - December 2011

website: www.ijpot.com


EditorDr. Archna Sharma (PT)

Head, Dept. of Physiotherapy, G.M. Modi Hospital, Saket, New Delhi 110 017E-mail: editor.ijpot@gmail.com

Executive EditorDr. R.K. Sharma

Dean, Saraswathi Institute of Medical Sciences, Ghaziabad (UP)Formerly at All-India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

National Editorial Advisory BoardProf. U. Singh, New DelhiDr. Dayananda Kiran, IndoreDr. J.K. Maheshwari, New DelhiDr. Suraj Kumar, New DelhiDr. Renu Sharma, New DelhiDr. Veena Krishnananda, MumbaiDr. Jag Mohan Singh, PatialaDr. N. Padmapriya, ChennaiDr. G. Arun Maiya, ManipalProf. Jasobanta Sethi, BangaloreProf. Shovan Saha, ManipalProf. Narasimman S., MangaloreKamal N. Arya, New DelhiDr. Nitesh Bansal, NoidaDr. Aparna Sarkar, NoidaDr. Amit Chaudhary, FaridabadDr. Subhash Khatri, BelgaumDr. S.L. Yadav, New DelhiDr. Sohrab A. Khan, Jamia Hamdard, New DelhiDr. Dheeraj Lamba, HaldwaniDr. Deepak Kumar, New DelhiDr. Kalpana Zutshi, New Delhi

International Editorial Advisory BoardDr. Amita Salwan, USA

Dr. Smiti, CanadaDr. T.A. Hun, USA

Heidrun Becker, GermanyRosi Haarer Becker, Germany,

Prof. Dra. Maria de Fatima Guerreiro Godoy, BrazilDr. Venetha J. Mailoo, U.K.

Dr. Tahera Shafee, Saudi ArabiaDr. Emad Tawfik Ahmed, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Yannis Dionyssiotis, GreeceDr. T.K. Hamzat, Nigeria

Prof. Kusum Kapila, KuwaitProf. B.K. Bhootra, South Africa

Dr. S.J. Winser, MalaysiaDr. M.T. Ahmed, Egypt

Prof. Z.W. Sliwinski, PolandDr. G. Winter, Austria

Dr. M. Nellutla, RwandaProf. GoAh Cheng, Japan

Dr. Sema Oglak, TurkeyDr. M. Naveed Babur, Pakistan

Print-ISSN: 0973-5666 Electronic - ISSN: 0973-5674, Frequency: Quarterly (4 issues per volume).Indian journal of physiotherapy and occupational therapy An essential indexed double blind peer reviewed journal for all Physiotherapists & Occupational therapists provides professionals with a forum to discuss todays challenges - identifying the philosophical and conceptual foundations of the practics; sharing innovative evaluation and tretment techniques; learning about and assimilating new methodologies developing in related professions; and communicating information about new practic settings. The journal serves as a valuable tool for helping therapists deal effectively with the challenges of the field. It emphasizes articles and reports that are directly relevant to practice. The journal is now covered by INDEX COPERNICUS, POLAND. The journal is indexed with many international databases, like PEDro (Australia), EMBASE (Scopus) & EBSCO (USA) database. The journal is registered with Registrar on Newspapers for India vide registration DELENG/2007/20988. The Journal is part of UGC, DST and CSIR consortia.

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October - December 2011Volume 5, Number 4

Indian Journal of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy. October - December. 2011, Vol. 5, No. 4

1 The Effect of Proprioceptive and Strengthening Exercises in Knee OsteoarthritisAastha Maggo, Shobhit Saxena, Shalini Grover

6 Cervicogenic Dizziness: Implications for Physical TherapyAmer A AlSaif, Eric G Johnson

12 Randomised Controlled Study of Mulligans Vs. Maitlands Mobilization Technique in Adhesive Capsulitisof Shoulder JointAnkit Shrivastava, Ashok K Shyam, Shaila Sabnis, Parag Sancheti

16 Home Environment as a Correlate of Development of Toddlers in BangaloreS Balsubramanian, Y S Siddegowda

21 A Study of Efficacy of Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation in Post Anterior Cruciate LigamentReconstructionBibek Adhya, Pravin Yadav, M. S. Dhillon, Vijay Kumar, Upendra Goswami

24 Effect of Two Different Exercises Protocol For Fall Preventation in ElderlyChaitali Shah, Vaishali Suthar

29 Functional Performance in Community-dwelling Elderly People: Six-minute Walk Test, Berg BalanceScale, Timed Up and Go Test and Gait SpeedsGarg Chaya, Sindwani Vidhu

34 A Case Report on the Role of Occupational Therapy in Revascularised and Replanted Surgical Case ofFlexor Tendon of HandDeepak Ganjiwale

36 Effect of Keyboard Slope and Forearm Support on User Performance and Comfort LevelDheeraj Lamba, Babita Mishra, Neetu Arya, Shammi Chetan, Saloni Priya

40 Effect of Deep Cervical Flexor Strengthening on Vertical Mandibular Opening on Subjects With ForwardHead PostureDheeraj Lamba, Satish Pant, Girish Chandra, Asha Joshi, Divya Dalakoti

44 Effects of Limb Dominance on Cross TrainingDheeraj Lamba, Heena Maheshwari, Kavita Kandpal, Babita Mishra, Preeti Joshi

48 Relationship Between Motor Impairments of Hand and Manual Ability in Spastic Cerebral Palsy ChildrenGagandeep Kaur, Poonam Mehta, Chandan Kumar

53 Discriminant Ability of Gravitational Insecurity (GI) AssessmentU Ganapathy Sankar, A Prema

56 Effect of Therapist Applied PNF Stretch Vs Self Applied PNF Stretch on Hamstring Flexibility in YoungMalesGaneswara Rao Melam, Syamala Buragadda, B Praveen Kumar

60 Normative Values for Maximal Respiratory Pressures in Subjects Age 20 to 70 Years. A Cross-sectionalStudyGopala Krishna Alaparthi, Vaishali, V Prem, Jaya Shanker Tedla, Kalyana Chakravarthy, Ravi Shankar Y

64 Management of Patients With Concurrent Hypertension and Osteoarthritis of the Knee: ComparativeEffect of Using Non Steroidal Anti Inflammatory Drugs and Physical TherapyTalhatu K Hamzat, Adeolu O Ajala, Fatai A Fehintola

69 Comparing Effectiveness of Antero-Posterior and Postero-Anterior Glides on Shoulder Range of Motionin Adhesive Capsulitis - A Pilot StudyHarsimran K, Ranganath G, Ravi SR

73 Effect of Head Down Tilt on Hemodynamics in Valve Replacement Surgery PatientsAjit Thomas, Jamal Ali Moiz, Amit Banerjee

77 Efficacy of Motor Relearning Programme on Physical Performance and Weight Bearing on the LowerLimbs in Sitting Position in Post Stroke Hemiparetic SubjectsJatinder Pal Kaur, Senthilkumar CB, Venkadesan R

83 The Effect of Low Power Laser Acupuncture on Experimental Pain Threshold in Normal Subjectswith Lung Pathology- A randomised cross over studyJavan Amoli M, Ebrahimi I, Marofi N, Javan Amoli M

87 Influence of Graded Aerobic Exercise in Post-surgical Adult Acyanotic Congenital Heart Disease - AProspective Randomized Clinical TrialK Madhavi, Abhachandra, Arun G maiya

95 Efficacy of Mirror Therapy on Motor Recovery of Hand Functions in Sub Acute Stroke Individuals-aRandomized Controlled TrialKusumalatha Nookala, Srikumari Vadlamudi

101 Effect of Unilateral and Bilateral Auricular Acupuncture Like TENS on Pain ThresholdMalik Manoj, Kaur Jaspreet

108 Correlation of Body Mass Index to the Fasting Blood Sugar in Young Adult PopulationMaliyannar Itagappa, Vasudeva Murthy C R

111 To Compare the Effects of High and Low Frequency Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation onAcupuncture Points in Experimental Pain ThresholdManish Jain, Nidhi Sharma, Sumit Kalra

115 Assessment of Motor Function in Multiple Sclerosis Patients Treated with MethylprednisoloneFrank van Eijkeren, Ruud Reijmers, Erik van Munster, Mirrian Hilbink

119 Test-retest Reliability of the Onset of Lower Limb Muscles Preactivation During Landing from A Jump inVolleyball Players With Functional Ankle InstabilityMohammad Sadeghi Goghari, Smaeil Ebrahimi, Nader Maroufi, Ali Ashraf Jamshidi

122 Evaluation of Wet Cupping Therapy (Hijama) as an Adjuvant Therapy in the Management of BronchialAsthmaMohamed Elsayed Mohamed Abd al-Jawad, Adel Mohamed Saeed, Ahmed Elsayed Badawy, Nevine M MohamedAbd Elfattah

127 Comparative Analysis of Muscle Energy Technique and Conventional Physiotherapy in Treatment of SacroiliacJoint DysfunctionMullai Dhinkaran, Aarti Sareen Tanu Arora

131 Importance of Neural Biomechanics for Under Graduate Students of Physiotherapy A Descriptive StudyN A Ramasubramania Raja

135 Comparing the Effectiveness of Lumbar Stabilization Exercises with General Spinal Exercises in Patientswith Postero-lateral Disc HerniationsMuhammad Naveed Babur, Danyal Ahmed, Farah Rashid

138 Comparsion of Efficacy Between Simple and Complex Plyometrics Training on Concentric HamstringTorque, Angular Velocity and Power using Isoinertial DynamometerN P Singh

142 Translation and Adaptation of Shoulder Pain and Disability Index (SPADI) into Hindi-Part 1Neha Sharma, Shallu Sharma, Chitra Kataria

146 Comparision of Musculoskeletal Symptoms Among Adult Female Caregivers of Physically ChallengedChildren and Normal ChildrenParul Raj, Amitesh Narayan, Sailakshmi Ganesan

150 A Comparative Study of Left and Right Hand Grip Strength in Different Positions of Shoulder and ElbowPrashant B Mukk